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#RWC 2015

# rwc-2015 - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

Richie McCaw bypasses knighthood as he's awarded New Zealand's highest honour

Keven Mealamu, Tony Woodcock, Ma’a Nonu and Conrad Smith also received awards.

From Savea to Gilroy: These are our favourite tries of 2015

That was quite a year for world rugby.

# rwc-2015 - Monday 28 December, 2015

'The real battle in Ireland is not RTÉ v TV3' - The changing face of sports coverage in 2015

TV3′s Tommy Martin looks back on a big year in Ballymount and the ever-shifting media landscape.

# rwc-2015 - Sunday 27 December, 2015

15 photos that highlight just how tough rugby players were in 2015

The amount of Irish players in this gallery directly relates to how the team’s World Cup ended.

# rwc-2015 - Thursday 17 December, 2015

One of your favourite Japan players from the World Cup was just made a ninja master

Ayumu Goromaruis now even more of a legend.

# rwc-2015 - Friday 20 November, 2015

The man who oversaw Japan's RWC heroics has been named as England's new coach

The former Australia boss has signed a four-year deal with the side.

# rwc-2015 - Saturday 31 October, 2015

The story of that brilliant Rugby World Cup final in 13 pictures

It was New Zealand’s day in Twickenham.

# rwc-2015 - Thursday 29 October, 2015

One fan is hoping to raise £30,000 for a paralysed ex-Ivory Coast rugby player

Christopher Ackermann believes the support provided to former Ivory Coast winger Max Brito, since his injury, has been inadequate.

Munster sign 2 new players on short-term deals

A Rugby World Cup player and a former Ulster flanker have signed with the province.

# rwc-2015 - Saturday 24 October, 2015

Citing concern for Richie McCaw ahead of the Rugby World Cup final

The All Blacks skipper faces an anxious 36 hours to see if he will face disciplinary action.

Gangs, drugs & suicide: Former Springbok Ashwin Willemse on still being here

Somehow, despite his troubled teenage years, the South African broke free from the chains and lived out his dream.

# rwc-2015 - Friday 23 October, 2015

'I'm certainly not going anywhere' - Joe Schmidt on England job speculation

The Irish coach was a guest on The Late Late Show this evening.

Niall Quinn on appearing in the photo that 'cursed' the Irish rugby team

The former Ireland striker was part of a picture that has gained a degree of notoriety of late

# rwc-2015 - Thursday 22 October, 2015

All Blacks make just one change for 'live or die' showdown against South Africa

Joe Moody starts in the New Zealand front row on Saturday.

# rwc-2015 - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

'He said: listen, I know how you feel... Just have a beer with me'

South Africa coach Heyneke Meyer gives an insight into his special relationship with All Blacks boss Steve Hansen.

# rwc-2015 - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

Brian O'Driscoll on what went wrong and Ireland's 'two biggest injury losses'

The Ireland legend was not impressed by what he saw on Sunday afternoon.

# rwc-2015 - Monday 19 October, 2015

In pics: Irish team return to low-key homecoming

Joe Schmidt’s side are back in the country following yesterday’s disappointing result.

World Rugby say official made wrong call at Australia-Scotland climax

A statement from the organisation released this evening confirmed the mistake.

'Understudies not quite up to the task' - the international media reaction to Ireland's loss

The Irish team were criticised following their comprehensive loss to Argentina.

# rwc-2015 - Sunday 18 October, 2015

Two of Argentina's tries made for an absolute masterclass in finishing

Juan Imhoff and Joaquin Tuculet served up two fantastic tries.

Schmidt: 'We were probably a little bit naive. We missed a little bit of that experience'

Over and out as Pumas pummel their way into the Rugby World Cup semis.

'The gutsiest team you're ever going to see' - Mixed emotions following Ireland's loss

Irish fans were a bundle of nerves watching this afternoon’s Rugby World Cup quarter-final.

This was the moment when Ireland started to believe again

It’s the hope that kills you.

This photograph is officially cursed

Ah lads.

As it happened: Ireland v Argentina, Rugby World Cup quarter-final

Relive the disappointment from Cardiff if you’re brave enough.

Watch: Everyone is talking about Julian Savea after this stunning performance

New Zealand secured a comprehensive 62-13 victory over France in last night’s Rugby World Cup quarter-final.

Ireland fans are planning a fifth-minute ovation for Paul O'Connell today

What do you think of the idea? We may have helped it along.

# rwc-2015 - Saturday 17 October, 2015

Wales star expects ambulances for Springboks clash

‘It’s pretty gruesome, but that is the nature of the game now,’ says Jamie Roberts.

'It's sad when you sit alone for years in a bedroom, being yourself to nobody but the wall'

Former Wales and Lions captain Gareth Thomas on opening up, feeling secure and helping others.

# rwc-2015 - Friday 16 October, 2015

'Failing to convert gilt-edged opportunities is like allowing your opponents to score'

Eoghan Hickey takes a closer look at the pressures players will face in the RWC quarter-finals.

# rwc-2015 - Wednesday 14 October, 2015

We'll Leave it There So: Conlan claims gold, Sexton looking good and all today's sport

Also, Conor McGregor is coming back to Dublin and South Africa name their starting XV to play Wales.

'I refuse to let my family tell me what people are saying about me back home'

The back is in upbeat form ahead of Ireland’s pivotal clash with Argentina.

# rwc-2015 - Tuesday 13 October, 2015

One of Argentina's key men will miss the Ireland game because of a one-week ban

Marcelo Bosch can get the feet up with Seanie this weekend.

# rwc-2015 - Sunday 11 October, 2015

Sean O'Brien likely to be cited after blatant punch

Replays showed the Irish star punching his opponent off the ball.

Triple injury blow for Ireland as Sexton, O'Connell and O'Mahony are forced off

Joe Schmidt is without some key leaders for the second-half.

More injury heartache for Wales as Liam Williams is ruled out of the rest of the World Cup

Warren Gatland’s side were beaten by Australia last night & will face South Africa in a quarter-final next weekend.

# rwc-2015 - Friday 9 October, 2015

Saint-André makes two changes for crunch World Cup clash with Ireland on Sunday

Louis Picamoles and Noa Nakaitaci both return for the French.

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